India-bound Peugeot has unveiled its 308 sedan for the Chinese market at the 2016 Chengdu Auto Show. This is their B-segment vehicle and is an alternative body style to the popular and better known hatchback model.
The 308 sedan is 4.25-metres long with a wheelbase of 2.60-metres. The engine options include a 1.2-litre and a 1.6-litre diesel in various states of tune. Gearbox options include a six-speed manual as well as a six-speed automatic. The design is typical Peugeot with a chrome grille, sporty bumpers, sweeping roofline and split LED tail lamps. Moving inside, we can see a black and grey combination with a flat bottom steering wheel as well as a driver oriented dashboard. Standard features appear to include climate control, touchscreen infotainment system and a variety of driver aids.
We believe that this will be one of the products in Peugeot’s product lineup when it comes to India around 2018-2019. It will slot into the C-segment and compete with the Honda City, Nissan Sunny, Hyundai Verna and the Maruti Suzuki Ciaz. It will be offered as an alternative body style to the 3008 crossover.